July 8, 2014

Tyler Jacob Zilbert

Tyler Jacob Zilbert, 24, of the Dawnville community in Whitfield County, flew home to be with Jesus on Friday, July 4, 2014, in Murray County, as the result of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident.

Tyler was born in Dalton. Tyler attended Southeast Whitfield High School and proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. He was employed at IVC. Tyler was an avid outdoorsman. He loved fishing, camping, building bonfires and spending time with his friends and family. He loved all kinds of music and playing the guitar. He was a good son, grandson, brother, uncle, cousin and friend to everyone.

He was met in eternity by his grandfathers, Wayne Zilbert and Jimmy Dan Griffin.

He will be remembered by his family, which includes his parents, Mike and Paulette Zilbert; grandmothers, Sue Griffin and Opal Zilbert; brothers and sisters-in-law, Landon and Stephanie Zilbert, Caleb and Melinda Zilbert, and Chris Zilbert; nieces and nephews, Jeslyn Zilbert, Michael Zilbert and Paisley Zilbert; uncles and aunts, Mitzi and Ricky Hughes, Mona Ridley, Dillon and Christy Griffin, Ricky Griffin, Danny Griffin, Gay Zilbert-Day and Patricia Newman; cousins, Michael and Karen Smith, Autumn Ridley, Brian Griffin, Brittany Griffin, Karla Newman, Tracy Jackson, Deanna Kessler and Leslie Eakin; and many friends.

Services to celebrate the life of Tyler Jacob Zilbert will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Ponders Melrose Chapel.

The family will receive friends at Ponders Melrose Chapel today from 5 to 9 p.m. and Thursday from 10 to 11 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.

Arrangements are by Ponders Melrose Chapel, Dalton; (706) 226-4002.

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